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Making my own Starbucks iced chai

I love the taste of Starbucks' iced chai, especially in the summer, but I definitely don't love the price. I'm looking for suggestions on how to make my own - preferably some kind of concentrate that I can make on the weekend, take to work and leave in the fridge, then each morning add some concentrate to milk and ice. Google has turned up a lot of suggestions but I figured I'd start with you lovely folks to see if anyone has a recipe they like. Thanks!
posted by skycrashesdown on Aug 14, 2016 - 16 answers

My Starbucks barista is totally rad. How can I thank her?

On weekend mornings, I head over to my local Starbucks for a grande green tea latte (sweetened) and a blueberry scone (warmed). The head barista there always remembers me and my order. (In fact, today my order was already ready when I arrived!) These little acts of kindness really put a smile on my face and I'd like to show my appreciation. What do you suggest? [more inside]
posted by schroedingersgirl on Apr 30, 2016 - 22 answers

Starbucks/Public WiFi Problem

Lately I've been having trouble connecting to Starbucks and other public WiFi that uses an "Accept these terms and conditions" pop-up. The pop-up prompt doesn't appear and so I can't use the connection. Can anyone help? [more inside]
posted by Sangermaine on Oct 26, 2015 - 13 answers

Replacement for Tazo Green Tea Sold by Starbucks

My husband loves the Tazo China Green Tips green tea sold by Starbucks, but it has been discontinued. He is distraught! The version of Tazo China Green Tips sold in retail locations is not a suitable replacement. He needs to find a new favorite tea! [more inside]
posted by aabbbiee on Dec 15, 2014 - 11 answers

Starbucks Dark Barrel Latte

I'd like to try the Dark Barrel Latte that Starbucks is testing. I live in Orlando, which I know is a test area (I had a Golden Maple Latte last week, which they are selling here instead of Salted Caramel Latte). I've checked a few stores and haven't seen the Dark Barrel Latte yet. How can I find a location selling it? Is there a location finder that searches by menu? Some published list of test stores?
posted by I am the Walrus on Sep 26, 2014 - 3 answers

Casi Cielo, but year-round?

I love love LOVE Starbucks' Casi Cielo coffee. Unfortunately, it's only available in the winter. Help me find something similar! [more inside]
posted by anotheraccount on Sep 8, 2014 - 4 answers

Suggestions for a coffee-related drink I might like?

I would like to get some kind of coffee-related drink, but I'm not sure what I'd like. I like Kahlua & milk, and chocolate things, but when I've tried black coffee I haven't liked it. I will be heading to a Starbucks in the morning so please give me an idea of what I could order there. [more inside]
posted by marble on Jan 1, 2014 - 32 answers

Starbucks water at home

1. How exactly does Starbucks treat their water? I've seen references to "famous triple-filtered" and "reverse osmosis" but nothing definitive or comprehensive. 2. Can this process be duplicated at home? If so, how? 3. Objectively, how is water that has gone through that process different from tap water or bottled water? 4. Subjectively, how would you describe the taste and mouthfeel if you wanted to say that I want water that is.... To me it feels both cleaner and more minerally, somehow fuller, maybe more alkaline? [more inside]
posted by RandlePatrickMcMurphy on Oct 9, 2012 - 14 answers

Oh iced coffee, why you make me feel this way?

I drink iced coffee from Starbucks once or twice a week. My standard order is a grande with two Splendas and 2% milk. I've noticed that by the time I get to the end of my drink I have that shaky and empty feeling that usually means my blood sugar is low. I don't notice any particular sugar/caffeine high while I'm drinking it. I usually sip on it while I'm working at the computer, so it takes about 45 minutes to finish the drink. What could be causing the sugar-crash feeling? Is it all in my head? [more inside]
posted by TallulahBankhead on Aug 17, 2012 - 30 answers

Instant Oatmeal like Starbucks'?

Instant oatmeal connoisseurs: what brand is the most similar in taste and texture to the Perfect Oatmeal at Starbucks? [more inside]
posted by simplethings on May 3, 2012 - 16 answers

Where can I drink wine at a Starbucks in Seattle?

Which Starbucks locations in Seattle, WA serve beer and wine? [more inside]
posted by aaanastasia on Feb 4, 2012 - 3 answers

Name that tune

Can you identify this recent indie rock song based on some very minimal clues? [more inside]
posted by mellifluous on Oct 9, 2011 - 7 answers

I have the tassimo, yuppie coffee blues

Since discontinuing my beloved Starbucks Breakfast Blend for my Tassimo coffee maker I have been lacking in one of my favorite rituals... the cup before work. None of the other coffee brands seem to stack up, not even close. It maybe a silly question to waste on an askme, but has any other MeFi fan of the former Starbucks selection found a respectable alternative coffee for their Tassimo machine? My machine is now way underused. Note to Starbucks and Tassimo: thanks for letting down your customer base. Booo...Hiss.
posted by shimmer on Sep 20, 2011 - 6 answers

How much money does a Starbucks employee make?

How much money does a person working at Starbucks make per month, working in the Upper West Side of Manhattan if they are a barista and have been working for five years? What about as a shift manager (same time frame), or a store manager? [more inside]
posted by foxinsocks on Jun 5, 2011 - 7 answers

Is Starbucks spying?

Is my corporate competition be scoping out my business or am I just being paranoid? [more inside]
posted by thehmmhmm on May 31, 2011 - 16 answers

What will happen to the old Starbucks signs?

What will happen to the old Starbucks signs when the new logo is put in place later this month? Is there anyway I could get one? [more inside]
posted by grimace636 on Mar 2, 2011 - 9 answers

10 Shots Over Ice - At Home?

Please help me replicate my daily Starbucks beverage at home: venti cup filled with ice with 10 shots. [more inside]
posted by davidmsc on Oct 20, 2010 - 26 answers

Help me buy ethically traded coffee

What's the difference between Fair Trade Certified coffee and Starbucks Shared Planet coffee? [more inside]
posted by epj on Sep 24, 2010 - 8 answers

Can I order a long espresso at an American Starbucks?

Why can Starbucks in Canada pull a long shot, while Starbucks in America cannot? [more inside]
posted by monkeymike on Aug 4, 2010 - 20 answers

Recipe ideas using Starbucks Pumpkin Spice syrup?

I've been given a couple jugs of Starbucks Pumpkin Spice syrup by a few friends of mine. I love the stuff, but it's due to expire soon (or soonish, not sure how long it will keep beyond the date) and I know I'll never use all of it. I'm pretty handy in the kitchen, so I thought I might use them to make desserts and whatnot (loaves, muffins, etc.). Any recipe ideas/suggestions?
posted by idleminded on Mar 26, 2010 - 14 answers

Decaf in the morning and caffeine at night, dogs and cats living together, mass hysteria!

Why doesn't Starbucks brew decaf continuously after 2 p.m.? I mean, obviously, it's because demand goes down. But how does that make sense? Who are all these people drinking their decaf in the morning, and what's the matter with them? [more inside]
posted by fermata on Mar 12, 2010 - 33 answers

Are Starbucks in the US selling the Vancouver Olympics 2010 gift card?

Are Starbucks in the US selling the Vancouver Olympics 2010 gift card?
posted by Penelope on Jan 14, 2010 - 1 answer

Where iSi-t?

Where in NYC, besides the home appliance building at J&R's Park row store, can I buy iSi cream whipper chargers? [more inside]
posted by xiaolongbao on Dec 24, 2009 - 8 answers

Creative Coffee Request

What should he order me from Starbucks? [more inside]
posted by tacit_urn on Nov 30, 2009 - 32 answers

WiFi Filter

Is there a scammy catch or otherwise bad deal to Starbucks' free WiFi through the Starbucks card and AT&T? [more inside]
posted by bad grammar on Jul 21, 2009 - 14 answers

Help me make Starbucks iced green tea.

Help me make iced green tea that tastes like the stuff at Starbucks. [more inside]
posted by jbickers on Jun 21, 2009 - 18 answers

What is this acoustic version of Auld Lang Syne?

Song ID: Today I heard a great acoustic version of Auld Lang Syne on XM radio in Starbucks. The barista went to go check the artist name for me but was seconds too late - the song ended before she got to it. [more inside]
posted by whataboutben on Dec 19, 2008 - 7 answers

French-press carafe only?

Is there anywhere online or brick-and-mortar where I can buy just a glass carafe for a French press coffee maker? [more inside]
posted by mattbucher on Sep 1, 2008 - 11 answers

This song is stuck to me like glue.

Help me find this indie pop duet that includes lyrics like "I'm gonna stick with you... stick like glue." [more inside]
posted by overglow on Jul 27, 2008 - 8 answers

Hofstede Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka, Starbucks - Hofstede and other research [more inside]
posted by trashcan on Jun 8, 2008 - 1 answer

Am I saving a ton of cash by using Starbucks' power?

How much money am I costing, say, Starbucks if I charge my laptop there every day? [more inside]
posted by terceiro on Jan 28, 2008 - 14 answers

Who goes bicycling at three in the morning?

What was the late-night bicycling event in Houston at 3am on Sunday the 28th? [more inside]
posted by mrbill on Oct 28, 2007 - 7 answers

Wifi not working in Starbucks

Wifi Problem: Laptop logs on to wireless network at home instantly but doesnt do so at a Starbucks (UK). (Sony Vaio notebook (Tz) runs MS Vista) (details below) [more inside]
posted by london302 on Aug 7, 2007 - 11 answers

Why would Starbucks throw perfectly good coffee away?

Why would Starbucks throw perfectly good coffee away? [more inside]
posted by bach on Jun 20, 2007 - 26 answers

Other "beginner" coffee drinks?

Starbucks mocha... mmm... what next? [more inside]
posted by blahtsk on May 28, 2007 - 37 answers

Should I report what I suspect is a ponzi scheme being pitched?

What should I do about overhearing what I think was the pitch for a ponzi scheme? [more inside]
posted by frieze on Jan 26, 2007 - 26 answers

Find that cartoon

Trying to track down a couple of Doonesbury cartoons. [more inside]
posted by hwestiii on Dec 8, 2006 - 8 answers

Where to buy coffee drinks online

Is there anywhere I can order Starbuck's Iced Coffee & Doubleshots online? [more inside]
posted by Juicylicious on Dec 3, 2006 - 3 answers


Help the glitter ninja be a convincing zombierista~! [more inside]
posted by Glitter Ninja on Oct 27, 2006 - 6 answers

She's addicted!

Starbucks has a line of bottled frappuccino drinks sold in grocery stores, they also make light frappucinos inside Starbucks locations, but do they bottle and sell light frappuccinos? [more inside]
posted by skrike on Aug 8, 2006 - 4 answers

Call me confused . . .

Is it my imagination, or is Starbucks espresso on a long road to suck? [more inside]
posted by Gordion Knott on Aug 7, 2006 - 15 answers

Why Does Burned Coffee Rule?

Why does (what is the psychology of) Starbucks thrive(ing) selling coffee that, it would seem, most people find less than ideal? [more inside]
posted by ParisParamus on Mar 10, 2006 - 80 answers


Where can I find square plates branded by Starbucks. [more inside]
posted by mzurer on Mar 7, 2006 - 3 answers

Coffee, Please!

How to order a normal coffee...... [more inside]
posted by sgt.serenity on Mar 30, 2004 - 57 answers

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